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. that was cairo two years ago. hosni mubarak was in power. in 18 days he would step down. the country has seen very few calm days since. egypt's first ever free election put a president in office who has still not closed the gap between the government and a frustrated local and vocal opposition. the population who want even more change. i want to bring in reza sayah in cairo. take us to the scene in cairo there behind you. i understand that protesters have gathered. there are some police officers that are hurt. this is just in cairo alone. >> reporter: yes, suzanne. there have been clashes here. we don't want to blow things out of proportion. here in cairo the violence has been limited to about two streets. behind us there's a street that leads to the interior ministry and other government buildings. police erected a large barrier. what you have is on one side protesters teenagers throwing rocks and debris over the barrier at police. police responding by firing tear gas. sometimes police themselves throwing rocks at the protesters, which is probably not a strategy you'll find in a police train
of president hosni mubarak. jeffrey brown has our story. >> brown: political violence ravaged egypt for a fifth day after a weekend that saw more than 50 people killed. in cairo, protestors threw rocks and gasoline bombs at riot police. police in turn fired tear gas into the crowds who oppose president mohammed morsi and his islamist dominated government. >> what's happening here in the country is really shameful. destroying the city is not fair. but at the same time the way the police treat people makes tensions heavier because all decisions by morsi's government have been taken out of the public interest. >> brown: security officials said a man described as a by-stander was killed by a gunshot. it was unclear who fired it. and government tanks were on the streets in the cities of suez and port said. they enforced a curfew that an angry president morsi announced last night. >> to end the bloodshed, to maintain security against vandals and law breakers and for the protection of citizens, i have decided after referring to the constitution to announce the imposing of the state of emergency in por
of the american taxpayer. the deal that was signed when former egyptian president hosni mubarak was in charge. joins us is vice chief of staff . along with the senior fellow of the hoover institute. general, it is no secret that egypt president mursey is a long time member of the muslim brotherhood and waged a power grab. it was done when we knew we had a strong ally in mubarak. >> we have leverage with a billion in aid and continues to arm and train the emanagement. morsi wants the deal that mubarak. he would support the foreign policy the peace treaty and help with the radicals and in return, we have hands off of domestic politics and concerns about political and social injustice and lack of economic opportunity for his people while we continue that aid. that simes to be the path we are on now with morsi . i believe if we continue the aide, it would be condition based so that we have a say about the things that morsi is doing and the actions that he's taken. >> some believe that morsi's regime distanced itself from washington and morsi who is it the first egyptian leader to visit iran since
of slowing down, with over 40,000 people dead from the 21-month conflict. in egypt, ousted president hosni mubarak receives a life sentence for his role in ordering the killings of protesters, while the muslim brotherhood's mohamed morsi wins in egypt's first free presidential election. but violent protests break out after he grants himself sweeping new powers. in libya, a terrorist attack on a u.s. consulate in benghazi kills four americans, including u.s. ambassador chris stephens. the hard-fought presidential campaign comes to an end. barack obama wins a second term, defeating his republican rival, mitt romney. mother nature shows no mercy. hurricane isaac hits louisiana on the seventh anniversary of katrina, delaying the republican national convention in florida. superstorm sandy, the biggest atlantic storm in history, blasts her way across the northeast, killing over 100, leaving millions without power, and causing billions of dollars in damage. gun control becomes a hot-button issue after several mass shootings. july 20th, a barrage of bullets inside an aurora, colorado, movie theate
were killed in the 18 day volt that ended with the fall of president hosni mubarak. >> our top story around the world in 80 seconds. france, that bus returning from the ski slopes and toppling over on a slip arey roadway. snow and ice may have made the driver lose control . 40 people on board. more than a dozen from russia . they were hurt. >> and bulgaria a man climbed on the podium and points a gun . the leader punches the gunman. other delegates tackled him and wrestled him to the ground. they arrested the gunman who had two knives on him. australia. cooler weather and bringing relief to firefighters and fighting flames in the southeast. more than 125 fires burning in new south wales . authorities believe that lightning started the newer fires. uk, the problem there, snow. stranding hundreds of passengers in heth row airport, airlines are cancelling flight. the lucky ones are the ones who slept in the airport. we loaded of a plan loaded with passengers sitting on the tarmag for hours. that is a wrap. in 80 seconds. >> pictures are eye popping. severe flooding predicted for indones
anniversary of the uprising that led to the outster of hosni mubarak. now they say that morsi is just one dictator replacing another. >>> and north korea turning its anger toward the south. they warn of what they call physical countermeasures against south korea if they directly participate in u.n. sanctions against the north. they say the u.n. resolution passed earlier this week is equivalent to a declaration of war. >>> we told you about the plan to allow women to combat positions in the military. leon panetta made it official. panetta sang the praises of women who are served, are serving, or paid the ultimate price. up in the next half hour. we'll speak with sfwlnzoe bedele of four women who filed a lawsuit challenging the pentagon policy, and kingsley browne, who wrote "coed combat," a book against women in combat. >>> frightening video. a 1-year-old girl ejected from a car during an icy crash in russia the child laying on the road and a huge semi truck barely misses her. here it is in slow motion. wow. the driver lost control of the suv while trying to pass another car. the child not
hosni mubarak was forced from power and now people seem to, some of them anyway, want to see another overthrow happen on the streets of egypt. conor powell is following all of these developments for us. good morning, conor. >> reporter: well, martha, it has been six days of growing protests and violent riots. now the anger on the street really stems from the slow pace of political and economic reform. on sunday night the current president, mohammed morsi, declared martial law in three cities, including suez, the major shipping hub. he defended the emergency law calling it necessarily but it is eerily similar to the ones imposed on egyptians for the three decade long rule of angelo mozilo, -- hosni mubarak, former strong man. they were taking to the streets protesting against the moresy government. egyptians say morsi is becoming another hosni mubarak with islamic face. martha, morsi offered a hand to the opposition to engage in dialogue. that offer was quickly rejected. martha: how is the military responding to all of this, conor? >> reporter: the top general, top military commander
at those ongoing celebrations marking two years since the uprising that toppled former president hosni mubarak. we're going to keep our eye on what's going on in tahrir square and bring you details right here. >>> back here at home from last-minute voter i.d. bills to laws limiting voting, republicans pulled out all the stops to try and win the presidency and the wheels haven't stopped turning. reince priebus is backing a plan by republicans in virginia and other battleground states that president obama won in 2012 that would change how those states electoral college votes are allocated. one electoral vote would be awarded to the winner of each congressional district. had that plan been in effect in 2012, instead of president obama gaining 332 to romney's 226, romney would have won with 226 electoral votes despite losing the popular vote. joining me now, ed schultz, host of the "ed show." let's take a look at how virginia would have gone if governor romney had take ten. president obama earned all 13 electoral votes. under this plan, romney would have earned 9 to the president's 4. virg
of hosni mubarak and an arab spring that inspired hope across the middle east. that hope, though, has given way to utter chaos and deadly violence. so much so that the defense minister there in the new government is today warning that it could lead to the collapse of the state. protesters this time unhappy with the muhammad morsi government have defied a curfew and instead have been fighting openly with police along the famed suez canal. cairo also has erupted into violence. dozens of people have been killed. our ben wedeman is live in cairo for us. this is democracy, and democracy, ben, is not pretty. but at the same time, why is it that we're seeing so much violence instead of a political action to try to change the government that's currently in place? that was elected by them? >> reporter: i think it's important to keep in mind that this is a revolution. revolutions don't last 18 days. they can go on for years. this country was essentially under military rule for about 60 years. therefore, when all the controls go, when people take to the streets and fight against the military and again
president, hosni mubarak. tank and snipers all over the place. hundreds of egyptian protesters killed. and then it was over. the arab spring had come to egypt. those were days of high optimism. i was in egypt with secretary of state hillary clinton a few weeks after the revolution. we walked around tahrir square with little security. egyptians were thrilled to see her. i remember the near euphoria when she went to the embassy to thank the diplomats for their hard work during their tumultuous days. >> madam secretary, what did you think of tahrir square? >> it was exciting and moving to go to tahrir square and to have some sense of what those amazing days must have been like here in cairo and i am so looking forward to helping in any way that we can in this transformation and all the work that needs to be done. >> that was then. this is egypt now. huge concrete blocks surround all entrances to the u.s. embassy. that graffiti reads, no morsi, free egypt, free palestine. no america. last september, anti-american protesters scaled the walls and burning the american flag. president obama h
president hosni mubarak will get a new appeal. the former leader of egypt ruled for 30 years until protestors demanding more freedom and reforms drove him from office last february. >>> new this morning thousands of people have taken to the treat to protest russian's new law banning americans from adopting russian children. russian's president said the adoption man is retaliation for a new u.s. law that punishes russia for human rights abuses. the ban will only harm russian orphans not americans. >>> former president bill clinton was in haiti to commemorate three years since that dead laertes quake. he attended a memorial at the burial site for the haitians killed in the natural disaster. the nation is still recovering after people are displaced from their homes and still living in camps. >>> former president george h.w. bush may be released from the hospital soon. president bush's spokesperson gave a more cautious guest of sometime next tweak. he was admitted to the methodist hospital for bronchitis and put in intensive care for a fever. >>> a san jose police officer shot and inju
like hosni mubarak passed to give himself tremendous power and that should put president obama on the hook. this is an issue where the presidential authority is probably at the peak. he can do so much unilaterally and so when he puts out a statement in the inaugural address about the error of perpetual warfare not to p be acceptable, that has to be a down payment on what he intends to do, and right now, you not seen many signs that he intends to address it, but so many throughout the first term that he has gone in the opposite direction and where is the rollback of the war on terrorism and it is not under obama. >> and george bush did feel like the world of a powerful example and the example is gitmo and the president signing that he is going to close guantanamo bay and four years later not able to do it. but it is not a lack of intention, but inability to do it, because he is not capable of doing anything that he wants. >> it is a lack of leadership. at the end of the day, we have such a balance of power, that we come to the conclusion that it really takes agreement among ever
to the one that ruled egypt for three decades during the hosni mubarak era. egyptians are increasingly complaining that morsi is another mubarak with a islamic face. the head of the military in egypt warned that the current political crisis could cause the collapse of the state and of the government. it is a really difficult situation in egypt because of this political turmoil. the opposition will refuses to speak with the government and the military is not threatening to intervene but there is fear they may be forced to going forward. a real strong hit to the fledgling egyptian democracy. patti ann? patti ann: conor powell live in jerusalem. thank you. jon: the boy scouts of america considering a major policy change, easing the ban on gay members. reaction is pouring in. we're live with that story. >>> also, casey anthony back in the headlines more than a year after her stunning acquittal in the death of her toddler daughter. we're live at the breaking news desk with details. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant...
the ouster of hosni mubarak and as the country was going to reshape itself said this. quote, i would not look to the u.s. constitution if i were drafting a constitution in the year 2012. lawmakers we talked to said hey we've amended our constitution many times, that framework was built into it and talk of scrapping the document that pre detectives things like freedom of speech and religion is lewd today rust. here is g.o.p. senator mike lee. >> i do understand how it is that we would go about deciding which provisions to follow and which ones to scrap without going for the amendment process? that sound chaotic and it would lead to a certain degree of lawlessness within our government. >> reporter: the professor said it would not unravel our society and says we have disobeyed it many times in the past and our country is still standing. uma: shannon thank you very much. jon: the political battle over immigration reform and why the latest effort could have a big impact on the midterm elections, that is ahead. plus, a push to put guns in the hands of teachers. [ whistle blows ] hi victor! mom? mp
of the egyptian revolution that forced hosni mubarak out of power. president more see urging egyptian to mark the anniversary in a peaceful way. union membership down. the next guest will talk politics and how the union will -- how this will affect the middle class. obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. stuart: that is the middle of cairo, egypt. that could be smoke or tear-gas. there's a huge demonstration marking the second anniversary of the beginning of the egyptian revolution. president and morsi wanted a peaceful protest. looks like there may have been some violence. a live picture there. let's check in on bright orion's family solutions. it debutede
, we are going to fulfill our obligation that was signed when hosni mubarak was in office, to deliver them a lot in weapons, to almost a billion dollars worth of f-16s and tanks. >> steve: yeah. it's extraordinary because keep in mind, like brian said, we did this deal in 2010 with hosni mubarak, who was our ally even though it is egypt and egypt and israel have always had a tenuous relationship. now the guy in charge in egypt is this morsi character. he's the president. he used to head up muslim brotherhood, which hates israel and, in fact, they want to teach the kids to hate the jews and he's said of the united states that barak obama is a liar. we're giving the united states 20 of these f-16s. is that a good idea? hannity last night had a fighter pilot on who showed just what a lethal machine this is and now egypt has got 20 of them coming. >> it's equipped with a internally mounted 20-millimeter bulk and can infant this is the size of a 20-millimeter shell and it can fire these shells at the rate of 100 rounds per minute. in addition to being effective air combat mission, the f-16
weapons to fight wars? this was an old deal signed in 2010 under the hosni mubarak regime, but we are fulfilling our deal any way even though obviously morsi's relationship with us is much more dubious. >>brian: here is rudy giuliani yesterday with sean hannity. >> explain to me where egypt is threatened. egypt is not threatened by saudi arabia, not threatened by iran, not threatened by russia, klein, the united states. what conceivable reason would they have for these jets other than to do something to protect themselves theoretically against israel or to help iran in some kind of action against israel. >> we're going to give lethal weapons to someone who believes that the people in israel are descendants of apes and pigs. >>brian: these f-16's aren't knockoffs. they are the cutting edge f-16's that our own pilots use full of everything that we would get here in the u.s. >>steve: that particular jet was just taking off from fort worth yesterday bound for egypt. keep in mind the billions of dollars that we give egypt in foreign aid each year, we wind up essentially accounting for
of the uprising that brought down former president hosni mubarak. seven people killed during those protests. two police officers also killed in a separate incident. the man allegedly behind the manti te'o girlfriend hoax is breaking his silence. fox news. the man has already taped an interview on dr. phil. what was said or when that interview will air. address and cell phone number. a growing number of credit and debt collectors are turning social media to find people who are delinquent on payments. disguised as bikini clad models. post personal information of debt for friends and family to see on your wall. no real laws in place to stop it. how you can protect yourself? an attorney and author of i know how are and i saw what you did social networks and the death of privacy joins us now. lori, nice to see you this morning. >> great to be here. you are right. as we begin to live more of our lives online, debt collectors are looking for us there too. they might pose as a hot "avatar" in second life or as you have pointed out a bikini clad model trying to friend us on facebook. but they are real pr
to death for the riot, and the uprising brought down hosni mubarak. terrible news for taxpayers in illinois, standard & poor's downgrading that state's credit rating from a to a-minus and potential to fall further and last in the united states. and for taxpayers means a 95 million dollar hit to their wallet, ainsley. >> ainsley: thank you, tucker, from fallen sports stars to reality tv. we're living in a world of deception. >> clayton: why is it when lance armstrong, manti te'o caught lying there's so much outrage? and joining us from the fox medical a-team, dr. keith ablow. >> ainsley: hey, dr. ablow. >> clayton: yeah, do we hear-- >> can we hear you? >> i mope you can hear me. >> clayton: nice to see you, doc, early morning and we're getting the audio kinks worked out. let's talk about manti te'o and told them up in high regard and wearing jerseys and holding them up like heroes and a fall from grace, and are we're sort of shocked by it. should we be shocked by it? >> i'm glad we're still shocked by it it, it's more pervasive than ever and a kind of epidemic, we're losing as a culture our
could have miscalculated as badly as they did. >> he miscalculated in exactly the way that hosni mubarak did. he overreached. he came in with a reasonable mandate. and if he had tried to reach out and work with other elements within the state then things might have worked out very differently. because he's overreached, he is now quasi peril lous in some places and the economy is tanking. >> you know, the story of the egyptian people and the egyptian middle class is a fascinating story. they have obviously, the rest of the arab world follows what egypt does. one-third of arabs in the world are in egypt. they've always been the leader of that civilization. but this is -- these are people that haven't been swept up in islamic radicalism through the years. i remember the brutal attacks of tourists in luxor back in the late 1990s. it so offended the egyptian middle class that it was seen as a terrible setback within the ranks of al qaeda in the long-term. >> that's right. a lot of people voted for the muslim brotherhood and voted for other islamic parties not because they particularly wanted
thousands of lives from being massacred and a voice of conscience in calling for president hosni mubarak to step aside and began an orderly and peaceful transition to a democratic political system in egypt. john has been a tireless advocate for the cause of peace in the sudan and south sudan and played an instrumental role in the successful referendum in 2011. john is well known for his bipartisan work with former majority leader bill frist on comprehensive hiv-aids legislation that laid the foundation for the president's emergency plan for aids relief, a program that provides lifesaving treatment for people with hiv-aids and supports broad prevention efforts that saves lives every day. many of you know that john is a tireless and most convincing advocate for addressing global climate change and supporting the transition to a clean energy future. as chairman of the committee on foreign relations, he convened eight major hearings and round tables on climate change and energy security, underscoring their connection to global stability, economic competitive and america's national security.
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